Team Productivity with John Kolm

How to improve team productivity in your small business with John Kolm, a business owner, team productivity expert and author. He shares his journey from intelligence officer to business owner, and tips and advice on improving team productivity in your small business.

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John KolmJohn is a business owners, a team productivity expert, a best-selling author, and a former intelligence officer.

Originally from Australia, John co-founded Team Results in 1996. Driven by frustration with the team development options then available to business and government, and with encouragement from early clients, they applied their academic training and practical leadership experience to build the unique approach to team productivity improvement that eventually became Team Results. The company grew rapidly, expanded to a wholly US-owned branch in the United States in 2005, and now operates as a very successful business in both hemispheres.

In 2004 John and Peter wrote the global bestseller “Crocodile Charlie and the Holy Grail”, consolidating ten years of work with peak clients into a compelling story about team productivity, leadership in business and government, and happiness at work.

John is qualified in Psychology from the University of Melbourne, and in mathematics and statistics from the U.S. National Cryptologic School, where he also taught on the faculty.

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More about the book “Crocodile Charlie and the Holy Grail”:

“Crocodile” Charlie Kingmore has an urgent need to find the secret of unified teams, productive people, and human happiness at work. So he embarks on a quest. It’s that or give up on his dreams for his own success. If you work for a living, work with other people, or ever need to inspire and lead those around you, then Charlie’s journey for the answer can be your journey, too. Join authors John Kolm and Peter Ring, two of the world’s leading practitioners in productivity improvement, on Crocodile Charlie’s six-month quest around Australia to find real results. Share in the expertise of industry leaders such as Toyota, Alcoa, Pfizer, Cisco, Michelin, IBM, Hitachi, the Food and Drug Administration, and the State Department — all clients of John and Peter’s company Team Results USA and the basis of Charlie’s adventures. If you have tried all the mundane approaches and are still looking for something more, maybe it’s time you discovered…The Holy Grail.

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